Skip to comments.New Details Show Broader NSA Surveillance Reach
Posted on 08/20/2013 5:51:05 PM PDT by John W
WASHINGTONThe National Security Agencywhich possesses only limited legal authority to spy on U.S. citizenshas built a surveillance network that covers more Americans' Internet communications than officials have publicly disclosed, current and former officials say.
The system has the capacity to reach roughly 75% of all U.S. Internet traffic in the hunt for foreign intelligence, including a wide array of communications by foreigners and Americans. In some cases, it retains the written content of emails sent between citizens within the U.S. and also filters domestic phone calls made with Internet technology, these people say.
Details of these surveillance programs were gathered from interviews with current and former intelligence and government officials and people from companies that help build or operate the systems, or provide data. Most have direct knowledge of the work.
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A very detailed article.
Hey NSA - You are my enemy. Which one of us is the traitor?
Funny. I don’t feel secure.
The stories I could tell but, WTF ever.
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I could, but I chose to use a static image that doesn’t redirect to another site.
Purely a stylistic choice, and I enjoyed the video, thanks!
This is the most corrupt and lawless Admin in the history of our once great country. And NO ONE will do anything about it!
The term “data collection” at the NSA is used only when...
1. The data undergoes analysis
2. The data is **NOT** stored
Think that over —how often is data deemed important enough to merit analysis but NOT storage? I’d say damned near NEVER.
So be that definition they can TRUTHFULLY state they are COLLECTING very little data from Americans (while scooping up everything).
**UNDERSTAND THE ENEMY’S LINGO***
This is just current reach. They have capacity right now for 100 years at the current levels of data worldwide.
Sure it is. It's just a question of for how long. The very act of collecting it implies storage of some duration.
By the common-sense definition you and I have, yes.
Purely a stylistic choice, and I enjoyed the video, thanks!
Then they need to be taken out and shot.
Cut the 15 intermediate leaks and let it be known that the NSA is taping all communications and capturing all the content in addition to metadata. When they get caught in this lie they will say that they captured and stored it but didn’t look at it unless authorized. This is from the incompetents that allowed a low level employee to walk out the door with everything. Now consider, David Axexrod, Valerie Jarrett, or any of the other Progressive political pond scum having access to any of this information .... why, you could probably turn John Roberts, Dufus McCain or Nancy Graham.
“This is the most corrupt and lawless Admin in the history of our once great country”
I don’t believe we still have a country, in the classic sense of the word, or won’t for long by any definition.
The reset button will be quite brutal. Most of the files will be lost. My hard drive is backed up in the next life.
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Wait, does this mean... there are TWO LISTS?!? IT'S A CONSPIRACY!!!
Perfect! Thanks, and you are in the list!
You’re quite defeated aren’t you?
> This is the most corrupt and lawless Admin in the history of our once great country. And NO ONE will do anything about it!
And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?
We know that the enemy has worked hard not to use electronic communications, relying instead on mules to carry information.
Now that this is public, why collect data that isn’t related to terrorism since the terrorists are not using electronic communications?
Furthermore, IIRC they only need 4 metadata points (or is it 5) to identify you specifically and individually. Could this information be abused? Take a look at history, recent history specifically and see that government lies, obfuscates and is by its very nature political.
More lies exposed.
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The digitized voice conversations are stored long enough for the software to convert it to text. It is the text that is stored. And reading text is not listening to phone conversation. Read the law. It only applies to the listening of phone conversation. They are deceiving us through the use of new voice recognition technology.
This is my own opinion, of course. However, with voice recognition technology, I am certain that is how they are getting around the law.
Your attitude in this context could be deemed a “belligerent act”. (See belligerentact.org.)
The NSA “scandals” are a distraction. NSA had authorization to do many of the things we are upset about.
The bigger more important issues are the fact that US government agencies were used to influence the outcome of elections. Presidential elections.
And where did the data in Obama’s Civitas database come from? IRS, Census, HHS, Homeland Security, NSA?
Was then Secretary of the Treasury Timmy Geithner the original author of the IRS harassment policy towards the TEA Party?
It’s not just this administration. It’s this government. And it started with old man Bush.
Long before Bush my FRiend.
Just a player.
The details of the what are under the Reagan admin. Clinton played no different. The escalation in the 1990’s is quick.
Absolutely! As soon as you follow the rule.
How quickly you've forgotton the Impeachment of The Kenyan on 56 Counts, 782 Indictments against Gangsta Inc for racketeering, fraud, murder, blackmail, and ice cream theft! The "process" worked properly and legally, and thus incarcerated ZERO's entire Administration for High Treason! All Hail to the US Constitution and the righteous indignation of Congress! The Republic is SAVED!
Wait....I wuz dreaming. But I think Boehner farted in Zero's general direction. Nope. The case was just the opposite. (But Issa's still PO'd at Holder.)
Allow me to explain.
If we stand up for ourselves and demand that the GOP stop the libs from Going fill metal Big Brother on us, they will lose their elections and the libs will go fullmetal Big Brother on us. So we have to remain silent and let them allow all this and even help it happen, otherwise we will be in trouble.
If you look at the ‘logic’ employed by the GOP sycophants, you will see the above is exactly what is happening.
The government lied to us? I am shcoked, shocked!
It started before Bush and practically every person reading this has voted for their police state along the way in one or another way.
The government is reading your mail.
If your email was a stamped mailed letter, the NSA would be in prison.
The NSA is only a scintilla of a technicality away from being felonious.
The poster commented no one was doing anything about all this BS. I eas using sarcasm to basically explain what they are doing.
How come I don't beleive that bolded section?
- UNDER OPANSYCARE :
Obama’s FED THUGS can and will enter your homes and your businesses without a warrant if :
- #1 - You are a smoker
- #2 - You own firearms
- “We have to pass it to see what is in it!”
— (the Speaker) Nancy Pelosi
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